“One Century In Two Blue” is the motto for the celebrations of the Centennial of Turkish Naval Aviation.
Cengiz Topel Naval Air Base in Izmit, Kocaeli was open to the public on 22 June 2014 for the celebrations.
One ATR-72 MTU, one CN-235 ASW, one TB-20 Trinidad planes and one SH-60 Seahawk ASW, one AB-212 ASuW helicopters from Turkish Navy and one CN-235 MPA plane and one AB-412 EP helicopter were on static display. There was also one simulated rescue operation with Turkish Naval Special Forces teams. One team fast roped from the one SH-60 Seahawk, while the other team jumped with parachutes from a high flying helicopter.
One ATR-72 MTU, 3 CN-235 ASW, 3 TB-20 Trinidad planes and 3 SH-60 Seahawk and 3 AB-212 ASW/ASuW helicopters performed an impressive flyover.
Turkish Navy has 24 Sehawk, 11 AB-212 helicopters and 6 CN-235 ASW planes in its inventory.
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